AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 4, 2023

5:30 P.M.

 

The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1925 24th Street Snyder, Texas.

 

This Notice and Meeting Agenda and Agenda Packet are posted online at:

 https://ci.snyder.tx.us/Agendacenter

 

The meeting can be viewed live at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89308590244?pwd=MTlSL2hVcmJ2aGVKOTdpMlh0YnY0UT09

 

Meeting ID: 893 0859 0244

Password: eB6dJm

 

The public dial in number to participate in the telephonic meeting is:

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 893 0859 0244

Password: 498842

 

If the Council should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Govt. Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, should be held, the Council may convene into a closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all subjects and for any and all purposes permitted by Section 551.071 through 551.088 including:

 

Section 551.071 consultation with attorney, 551.072 deliberation regarding real property, 551.073 deliberation regarding prospective gift, 551.074 personnel matters, 551.075 conference with employees, 551.076 deliberation regarding security devices, 551.084 exclusion of witness from hearing, 551.086 certain public power competitive matters, 551.087 economic development negotiations, and 551.088 certain licensing or certifications test items.

 

WELCOME VISITORS

 

All visitors are encouraged and welcome to speak at City Council Meetings during the visitors forum for up to five minutes.  At all other times, visitors must be recognized by the chair to speak.

 

Thank you,

Mayor Stephanie Ducheneaux



I.

INVOCATION:

II.

RECOGNIZE VISITORS:

1.

Mayor Stephanie Ducheneaux

III.

VISITORS/CITZENS FORUM:

1.

At this time, any person with business before the Council may speak to the Council. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes.

IV.

NON-ACTION ITEM:

1.

Signing of Statement of Officer and Certificate of Appointment – Julian Dominguez.

2.

Oath of Office.

V.

BIDS:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the purchase of a 2025 Ford Police Interceptor Utility from Rockdale Country Ford through Buy Board for $56,336.00 for Dept. 16. (Pages 1-3)

Documents:
  1. Police Vehicle.pdf
VI.

MINUTES:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting November 6, 2023. (Pages 4-10)

Documents:
  1. MIN 231106.pdf
2.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Best Practices Training Meeting November 6, 2023. (Page 11)

Documents:
  1. MIN 231106 BPT.pdf
VII.

OLD BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2135 amending the Snyder Code of Ordinances Chapter 6, Health and Sanitation, to add Article 6.03, Landscaping as captioned below: (Pages 12-16)


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS AMENDING THE SNYDER CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 6, HEALTH AND SANITATION, TO ADD ARTICLE 6.03, LANDSCAPING; PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS FOR LANDSCAPING; PROVIDING A PENALTY; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Documents:
  1. ORD 2135.pdf
VIII.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the Interlocal Agreement for Emergency Management Services between Scurry County and the City of Snyder. (Pages 17-20)

2.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R231204 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Multiple-Use Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation allowing the installation and operation of automated license plate recognition cameras as captioned below: (Page 21)


A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A MULTIPLE-USE AGREEMENT WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ALLOWING THE INSTALLATION AND OPERATION OF AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE RECOGNITION CAMERAS IN TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RIGHT-OF-WAY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Documents:
  1. R231204.pdf
3.

Consider and approve Tax Deed for Trust Property in the City of Snyder from Texas Communities Group: (Page 22)


Property Description

Legal Description

Winning Bidder

TAX DEED Parcel 13496; 320 28th Street, Snyder, Texas 79549

The West Fifty Feet (W/50') of the East One Hundred Feet (E/100') of the North One Hundred Feet (N/100') of Lot Two (2), in Block Twenty-two (22), Grayum & Nelson Addition, to the City of Snyder, Scurry County, Texas

Mangwenya, LLC

$1,000.00

Documents:
  1. Tax Deed.pdf
4.

Code Enforcement update on Chapter 6, Nuisances on Private Property. (H/O)

5.

Consider and act on approval of the monthly financial report for October.

IX.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.

Council may act in Open Session on the following item:

2.

Convene into Executive Session in accordance with Texas Gov’t Code §551.072 to discuss and consider the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.

X.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

Reconvene into Open Session to act, if necessary, regarding matters discussed in Executive Session.

XI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.

Council may act in Open Session on the following item:

2.

Convene into Executive Session in accordance with Texas Gov’t Code §551.071 to seek the advice of the City’s attorney about pending or contemplated litigation, settlement offers or as required under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional conduct of the State Bar of Texas. (Roman Royal vs. City of Snyder)

XII.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

Reconvene into Open Session to act, if necessary, regarding matters discussed in Executive Session.

XIII.

INFORMATION:

1.

Update on community activities.

2.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 23-28)

3.

Election Schedule. Horario de Eleccion. (Pages 29-30)

4.

The Annual Christmas Party and Awards Ceremony will be on Monday, December 11, at 6:00 p.m. at Blacklands.

5.

Next Regular Council Meeting January 8, 5:30 p.m.

XIV.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.